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by tjk2795
Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Any had any ideas for a Raspberry PiPad?
Replies: 10
Views: 4457

Re: Any had any ideas for a Raspberry PiPad?

Hey! I've actually started work on this, I have 2 pi's right now, one for work and one for play. The components I have so far: -Old resistive tablet/laptop screen (13") -A few old laptop batteries and chargers -Port extenders for the usb, ethernet, and audio ports so they can be flush with the exter...
by tjk2795
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Putty via FTDI
Replies: 5
Views: 2217

Re: Putty via FTDI

Have you tried swapping TX and RX? Most vendors tell you what their pins are. So the vendor TX has to connect to the PI RX. This worked! It was a combination of me connecting tx to tx and rx to rx, which was incredibly dumb. And it being very early in the morning so I forgot to hit enter in putty t...
by tjk2795
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Putty via FTDI
Replies: 5
Views: 2217

Re: Putty via FTDI

Just to check, were you connecting to the pins on the GPIO strip, or the "JTAG" header next to the SoC? The pins next to the SoC, if I recall correctly, is a debugging interface for the SoC itself and will not provide communication with the OS. I am connected to the GPIO pins, as labeled in the low...
by tjk2795
Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Putty via FTDI
Replies: 5
Views: 2217

Putty via FTDI

Hey everyone, I'm having some trouble connecting to my pi via putty, I want to connect to it via the UART pins 0v, TX, and RX. I connected the proper pins on the ftdi and set putty to serial and 115200 baud, and it isn't showing anything at all. Thanks for any help!

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